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English definition of “stand up to sth”

stand up to sth

phrasal verb with stand     /stænd/ verb (stood, stood)
to not be changed or damaged by something: Will the lorries stand up to the journey over rough roads?Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
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